Bookkeeper, Payroll Salary (United States)

A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of $15.08 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Human Resources and ADP Payroll System.
Bookkeeper, Payroll Total Pay (?
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$24,847 - $51,648
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MEDIAN: $36,516
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Bookkeeper, Payroll Total Pay (?
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$10.31 - $22.14
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,847 - $51,648  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,491  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,383  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,041  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,891 - $49,499  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,586
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $22.14  
   
Overtime
$14.81 - $32.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,491  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,041  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,383  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$22,891 - $49,499  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,586
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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Larger companies frequently have a specialized accountant employed as a payroll bookkeeper. This payroll specialist ensures everyone working for the company - from salaried managers to hourly employees - are paid accurately and in a timely manner. This person ensures that all payroll deductions are properly assessed and helps maintain their organization's payroll bookkeeping records, so they are kept up to date and comply with federal and state regulations.
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Bookkeeper, Payroll Tasks
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries

Payroll Administration
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Office Administration
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Bookkeeping
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National Average
$33,000
Accounts Receivable
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Quickbooks
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 47%
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